Police Officer Daniel A. Nowomlynski

Police Officer Daniel A. Nowomlynski

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 16, 1977

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Daniel A. Nowomlynski

Officer Daniel Nowomlynski succumbed to injuries sustained when he was attacked by members of a motorcycle gang.

He was assisting another officer when he was attacked. He was jumped on and hit in the head with a steel helmet. Another subject then jumped from the top of a car onto his stomach, causing internal injuries and a fractured skull. He suffered from headaches and convulsions and succumbed to his injuries 11 months later.

Officer Nowomlynski was a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was assigned to the 23rd Precinct. He was survived by his wife, two children, mother, and two sisters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 31538

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 16, 1976
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Unknown

fight call, gang member, officer assistance

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Officer Nowomlynski,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 16, 2023

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